Mondaq Canada: Corporate/Commercial Law
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada in Mennillo v. Intramodal Inc. held that a small, closely held corporation's failure to comply with some of the requirements under the CBCA ...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
IIROC has publicly expressed its view that the new legislation was necessary to effectively carry out its duties as a public interest regulator.
Gehlen Dabbs
Most companies start out as closely-held entities, with a few principals holding all the shares and the key executive positions.
Minden Gross LLP
The Ozerdinc family trust (trust 1) was settled on February 1, 1990 by Kathleen Grimes for the benefit of the children of her marriage to Ersin Ozerdinc
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Re Neher ( reasons and order) a foreign partner in a major national law firm who worked for a publically-traded company admitted to trading shares in that company while the company was included on the firm's restricted list.
Miller Thomson LLP
Donors frequently provide gifts to charities to be used for a specific purpose or toward specific programs/initiatives.
Minden Gross LLP
An advisory committee is a tool available to a corporation's board of directors. It will consult with Management and the board in order to provide input and guidance.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Levesque v Crampton Estate, the Court of Appeal for Ontario held that the two year limitation period in the Trustee Act applies to crossclaims, overturning the decision at first instance.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The Court emphasized that even when franchisees have not studied the contents of the disclosure document, they are entitled to rely on its contents.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has released its priorities for 2018. The Priorities address issues related to policy development, enforcement and IIROC's...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 10, 2017, the Alberta Securities Commission (the "ASC") released the results of its exempt market dealer ("EMD") compliance reviews (the "Sweep"), which was set out in ASC Notice 33-705...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Using, developing, and distributing open source software can help stimulate innovation, harness collective expertise, and promote interoperable programs and standards
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
There are a variety of business organizations that can be used to operate your tech start-up in Canada.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Government of Canada has issued the following press release:
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In addition, the availability of low interest debt provides players with the financing to pursue these assets.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Incorporation is a significant step toward getting a start-up business off the ground.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The B.C. Securities Commission's (the "Commission") decision in Re SunCentro (2017 BCSECCOM 58) provides insight into the applicability of the Family...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On June 8, 2017, the Canadian CSA published for a 90-day comment period (ending on September 6, 2017), proposed amendments to NI 45-106 that would amend the report of exempt...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal confirms the strict nature of the disclosure requirements under the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 3 (the "Act").
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The Ontario government has responded with surprising speed to the Final Report from the Changing Workplaces Review (the Final Report) by introducing Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces...
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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
A recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada may have significant implications for how commercial parties conduct themselves.
Torys LLP
Canadian securities regulators recently provided the reasons behind their decision not to cease trade Dolly Varden Silver Corporation's private placement...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
2015 and, to a lesser extent 2016, were bumper years for M&A in the food and beverage industry, with 2016 deal activity accelerating considerably as the calendar year reached its close.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Global M&A activity in the biopharmaceutical industry skyrocketed in 2014 and 2015, eclipsing US$200 billion in deal value each year and prompting EY to declare such elevated activity...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
A new regime effecting the forfeiture of corporate property was recently enacted in Ontario.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 10, 2017, the Québec Court of Appeal (the "Court of Appeal") ruled that the plan to implement a new regulatory regime for a pan-Canadian securities regime is unconstitutional in several respects.
Bennett Jones LLP
The recent global ransomware attack (WannaCry) was yet another reminder of the increased threat posed by cyber breaches.
Lawson Lundell LLP
In previous posts, from April, 20 2015 and June 2, 2015, we reported on the federal ESTMA and the requirements it imposes on companies to report certain types of payments made to governments.
Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
A recent decision of the Ontario Divisional Court upheld a contractually agreed-upon limitation period and enforced it against a third party, even in circumstances where it appeared to be at odds with...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
There are two primary reasons for the exclusion of the principles of conflict of laws in a governing law provision.
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